Nestle says forced labour, abuse common among Thai seafood suppliers

Report concludes virtually all US, European companies buying seafood exposed to slavery risks

Migrant workers toiling in Thailand’s seafood industry to supply Nestle SA and other global companies are subjected to hazardous, exploitative and degrading conditions in which some fishermen are even sold to other boat captains, a report commissioned by the company found.

The unusual disclosure from Geneva-based Nestle, part of plan for self-policing, concluded a year-long internal investigation on Monday. The study found virtually all US and European companies buying seafood from Thailand are exposed to the same risks of abuse in their supply chains.

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About Antoni Uni

I am born in Haarlem, the Netherlands, and went to Spain, l'Escala - Costabrava, in 1988. After 15 years I made a mistake and went travelling in S.E. Asia. and in 2005 I dropped down in Bangkok where I still live. Mijn website met foto's is: http://www.antoniuniphotography.com/
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